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From:Martijn Tonies Date:June 28 2004 9:11am
Subject:Re: SQL challenge
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Hi John,

> O.K. you SQL gurus--
> I have a difficult query for you that has me stumped.  The table has two
> columns: rowID (MEDIUMINT-but *NOT* AUTO_INCREMENT) and theDate
> I need it to find:
> 1. The COUNT of REPEATED instances of the rowID in the last month.
> - so if there are 5 rows with the same rowID in the last month, it would
> return "4" (I can only seem to get it to return "10" WHERE t1.rowID =
> t2.rowID AND t1.theDate > t1.theDate)

Dunno if it works for you ... but:

why not simply do a COUNT(ROWID) grouped by ROWID and
TheDate month and subtract 1 from the count?

With regards,

Martijn Tonies
Database Workbench - developer tool for InterBase, Firebird, MySQL & MS SQL
Upscene Productions

> 2. The AVERAGE number of REPEATED instances of the rowID per week (Monday
> 00:00:00 through Monday 00:00:00 one week later) in the last month.
> If I need to add table columns I certainly can.
> - John
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